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As Twitter backlash grows, rival Mastodon reaches 2.5 million monthly users...
Twitter rival Mastodon has grown eight times its size in a matter of weeks, going from approximately 300,000 users in October to 2.5 million in November, according to a blog post by the platform's founder, Eugen Rochko.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-12-20 15:46 UTC
Senator Markey calls for an end to 'failed Big Tech self-regulation' following Musk letter snub...
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Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts is calling on Congress to pass new legislation to rein in Big Tech companies after Elon Musk ignored an information request. "Elon Musk could respond to my tweets but failed to respond to my letter by yesterday's
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-11-26 23:46 UTC
Musk set to grant 'amnesty' to nearly all suspended Twitter accounts next week...
Twitter owner Elon Musk tweeted Thursday that he would be giving a
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-11-25 02:21 UTC
Twitter-Musk Update: Musk Fires More Staff Before Thanksgiving...
Musk is making a lot of changes at Twitter. Here's a timeline to keep you up to speed.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-11-24 17:35 UTC
‘Did you fire all the women?’: Elon Musk shares pics from Twitter HQ, netizens spot lack of female employees...
Netizens questioned why the images depicted lack of gender equality among the Twitter workforce with whom Musk is planning the future of the platform.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-11-20 17:43 UTC
Twitter’s Last Gasp...
- I know of six critical systems (like ‘serving tweets’ levels of critical) which no longer have any engineers," an ex Twitter employee told WaPo. "There is no longer even a skeleton crew manning the system. It will continue to coast until it runs into something, and then it will stop." (WaPo)

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By Anonymous Submission on 2022-11-18 18:17 UTC
'The Metaverse will be our slow death': Meta employees hit out at Mark Zuckerberg in Blind reviews...
Staff at the Facebook and Instagram owner flooded Blind with negative comments about their CEO on the day he axed 13% of its workforce.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-11-15 16:35 UTC
Singapore passes new law to curb 'harmful' social media content...
Singapore passed legislation on Wednesday empowering authorities to order social media platforms Facebook, TikTok, and others to remove “egregious content” such as those promoting self-harm, sexual exploitation, terrorism, and hate.
By ctoisingapore on 2022-11-11 11:01 UTC
Elon Musk’s $8 Blue Checkmark Is Already Causing Chaos For The Sports World...
One Twitter user took advantage of the $8/month subscription, but not for their own personal platform, instead using it to make a verified LeBron James account.
By kynast on 2022-11-10 18:35 UTC
Meta to Cut 11,000 Jobs; Zuckerberg Says 'I Got This Wrong'...
(Bloomberg) -- Meta Platforms Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said the company will cut more than 11,000 jobs, calling himself responsible for the first major round of layoffs in the social media giant's history.Most Read from BloombergSa
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-11-09 21:43 UTC
Oops. Twitter is already trying to rehire workers Elon Musk fired days ago, sources say...
Twitter cut close to 3,700 people this week via email as a way to trim costs following Musk's acquisition.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-11-06 21:27 UTC
Read the blunt Twitter email telling employees that their jobs are axed...
Twitter is notifying staff that have been laid off over email. The layoffs are expected to affect about 50% of Twitter's employees.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-11-04 15:00 UTC
Twitter Already Getting Sued as Elon Musk's Mass Layoffs Start...
Musk is trying to find $1 billion in annual savings but doesn't seem to understand the company he bought.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-11-04 14:58 UTC
Twitter staff have been told to work 84-hour weeks and managers slept at the office over the weekend as they scramble to meet Elon Musk's tight deadlines, reports say...
Staff are working long hours to try prove themselves as they face the looming threat of layoffs under new owner Elon Musk.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-11-01 14:08 UTC
Elon Musk tells Europe Twitter will comply with bloc's illegal speech rules...
Surprise! Elon Musk's tenure at Twitter is already shaping up to be confusing and contradictory. Whether this dynamic ends up being more self-defeating for him and his new company than harmful for the rest of humanity and human civilization remains tb
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-10-31 19:55 UTC
Twitter May Tie Verified Status to Paid Twitter Blue Subscription...
Executives at the social media company are considering making a $5 a month subscription a condition of holding on to the blue check mark, Platformer reports.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-10-30 23:34 UTC
PROMISE MADE: Musk Will 'Look Into' Election Censorship On Twitter...
Elon Musk says he will "look into" increased censorship on Twitter during the 2022 election season.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-10-30 13:43 UTC
Elon Musk says Twitter will have a 'content moderation council'...
Elon Musk, Twitter's new owner, announced plans for a content moderation council to dictate policy and review major account reinstatements.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-10-28 22:13 UTC
Documents detail plans to gut Twitter's workforce, whether Musk buys it or not...
Elon Musk told prospective investors in his deal to buy the company that he planned to get rid of nearly 75 percent of Twitter's 7,500 workers, whittling the company down to a skeleton staff. But big cuts were expected, regardless of whether or not th
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-10-20 22:32 UTC
Musk Plans To Cut 75% Of Twitter Workforce, Report Says...
Musk's $44 billion deal to buy the company is once again on, after the world's richest man backed down on plans for a court fight to scrap the deal earlier this month.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-10-20 22:30 UTC

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